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Xi'an Banpo Museum

North of Banpo Village, Baqiao District, Xi'an 710038, China
+86 29 8351 2807
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North of Banpo Village, Baqiao District, Xi'an 710038, China
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"old village"
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"prehistoric site"
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"yellow river"
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"stone age"
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"showing how"
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"terracotta warriors"
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"worth a visit"
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"lots of history"
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"interesting place"
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"on display"
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"skeleton"
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"neolithic"
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum showcases artifacts from the Neolithic period 6,000 years ago. However, the museum is kind of boring. If you go with a group of kids however, they will offer some activities where they learn about fire, lodging and art from the time period. Without...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many day tours stop here on the way to the Terracotta Soldiers. It is worth a visit. Interesting info of an ancient civilisation before chinese record history. However, if you hired a private car to visit the eastern route (东线) like we did, I will...More

Thank HLKoh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avoid this place even if it is on your way to or from the terracotta warriors museum. You pay 65 yuan to enter and see only mud and burial ground. I think we were scammed as our cab driver had tickets which he sold to...More

Thank Aspi B
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

An off the popular tourist trail but fascinating excursion for those really interested in ancient culture. This is an actual archeological dig site for the Banpo people that lived about 5000 years ago! The site is well preserved and provides a good day out in...More

1  Thank chet s
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited Bampo Museum, it is very interesting to learn about first inhabitants of Xi’an area. We’re well presented archeological dig.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had no idea what to expect when we arrived. The gardens outside are beautiful. Flowering trees and other beautiful landscaping. Inside the museum, you are looking at the actual dig site! Their signs gave us a great review of the ancient history. On site...More

1  Thank HopeF
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Xian is such a fascinating area of archaeology. This area dates to 6000 years ago and has incredible relics on display. The main museum area has the remnants of Neolithic houses, skeletons, ceramic pots and evidence or early existence. The gallery contains many other fascinating...More

1  Thank markelshout
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This site is over 6,000 years old, and was found by chance in 1953. Archeologists have worked out where houses were and their shape. There are cooking areas and cooking utensils. Several skeletons have been revealed, buried with cooking utensils which were probably believed to...More

1  Thank Lorraine B
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide did a great job of explaining to us what the village would have looked like from the shapes seen in the archeological dig. It was remarkable to imagine how the homes were structured and how they may have lived/functioned inside. The relics in...More

Thank Seabird21
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

a looked after prehistoric site that had lots of interesting items including beautiful pottery. We had an audio guide that explained various things that were numbered. i hadnt really thought about ancient china until we visited this museum. worth a visit.

Thank kathymb
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